[Samba] Access denied, and other problems, trying to administer printers

Åke Holmlund holm at informatik.umu.se
Tue Mar 7 11:55:36 UTC 2017

Hi Marc.

> It sounds like the problem that came up last summer, after MS updated the Windows print spooler.
> For details and how to fix it in a Samba AD, see:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Automatic_Printer_Driver_Downloads_for_Windows_Client
> s#Creating_a_GPO_for_Trusting_the_Print_Server

I have seen that but I guess it does not apppy in my situation (NT-domain).

> You can easily figure out if this is your problem: Set up a new Win7 client without applying the
> updates. If you can preconfigure drivers and connect to the printers on this machine, then
> MS16-087 is your problem.

Tested that but it still fails in the same way. Maybe I should have mentioned
that connecting to the printers and using them to print does work. It's just
the management part that fails.


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